Tongariro Alpine Crossing Shuttle Options

We are an experienced shuttle service providing transport for visitors to and from the Tongariro National Park for more than 20 years.

Characterised by ancient volcanic scenery, spectacular skylines and local Maori legend, this World Heritage Site also features one of the best day hikes in the world.

The Tongariro Alpine Crossing spans 19 kilometres along the active Tongariro Volcano in New Zealand’s Central Plateau, offering visitors a thrilling journey through some of the country’s most unique landscapes.

With more than 20 years’ experience living and breathing the Tongariro lifestyle, the team at Tongariro Expeditions understand this unique alpine environment better than most. Alongside our Tongariro Alpine Crossing shuttle services, we also offer gear hire, gear for purchase, information, mapping and comprehensive weather advice.

per adult from


Duration 8 hours
Pickup Hotel pickup available
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No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Map and information sheet
    • Driver
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    What's excluded :
    • Hire Gear
    • Water

  • The Tongariro Alpine Crossing is a 20km alpine hike that takes 6-8 hours to complete. The hike journeys over active volcanoes through dramatic landscapes including the Emerald and Blue Lakes, Red Crater and Te Maari Crater.

    Stop At:

    • Tongariro National Park, Tongariro National Park, Manawatu-Wanganui Region, North Island
    • Tongariro Expeditions, Tongariro National Park New Zealand
  • Departure Point :
    Tongariro National Park, Tongariro National Park, Manawatu-Wanganui Region, North Island
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up from Taupo, Turangi, Tongariro Holiday Park and Ketetahi Park N Ride. Please arrive 30 mins before pick up time for the Ketetahi option
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for participants with back problems, heart complaints or other serious medical conditions, or pregnant women
    • Weather conditions can change, please dress appropriately
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 300 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Tongariro Expeditions

Activity ID: V-22386P1

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